AEPA is a national cooperative of education purchasing professionals representing lead agencies in their respective states.
Currently, AEPA consists of 26 member states who craft contracts and bids competitively that are tailored to meet each state’s specific legal requirements. Awarded contracts are available statewide and facilitated by one cooperative member agency acting as the contract administrator. They will help you with any questions regarding the contract and provide any support documentation you need in order to purchase off the contract.
Please note that contracts are also available in non-member states through piggyback contract options. Download a complete member contact listing.
FieldTurf was developed and engineered for athletes, by athletes. The company that changed the way athletes view “artificial turf”. Before FieldTurf, natural grass was considered by many to be the best solution for sports fields around the world – even though it required constant maintenance and could not withstand heavy use. FieldTurf changed the industry perfecting the long pile, in-filled artificial turf product To date, FieldTurf has over 7,000 installations worldwide.
• Pre-determined, preferential pricing
• Eliminate duplication and expense of bid process
• Turn-key process
• Expedite the purchase/installation of sport surface
• Obtain the products you want at a competitive price
Hellas Construction, Inc. was established in 2003 and has grown to be one of the largest sports construction contractors in the United States. While specializing in the general construction of sports facilities and synthetic surfaces, Hellas also champions innovative artificial turf manufacturing, base construction, field, track and tennis planning, installation and maintenance.
Hellas manufactures its own products at its American factories using only the highest-quality raw materials for its playing surfaces. The only sports construction firm to offer all manufacturing, design and construction services in a one-stop-shop, Hellas applies its innovative delivery method to all its projects.
ProGrass Synthetic Turf Systems, headquartered in Sharpsburg, Pennsylvania, just outside the city of Pittsburgh, provides the nation’s finest synthetic turf solutions for every level of performance demands. ProGrass is a proven leader in providing synthetic turf customer solutions that include product development, design build, project management, construction, installation and proactive maintenance. For over a decade, ProGrass has manufactured and installed over 500 full size fields. Our management team has over 50 years of combined synthetic turf industry experience. Our experience provides the knowledge necessary for a smooth transition from your current athletic field to ProGrass. The mission of ProGrass is to provide synthetic turf systems that go the distance with advancements in athletic performance.
FACTS ABOUT PROGRASS
• Under same ownership, S. Kent Rockwell, since establishment in 2002
• FIFA Preferred Manufacturing with strategic partner, Act Global
• Certified Member of the Synthetic Turf Council in good standing
• ProGrass certified turf installation & excavation crews
• ProGrass Rhino professional maintenance
• Member of AEPA and GSA (Applied)
• American Sports Builders Association Certified
• Sports Turf Managers Association
• Custom Solution Provider
• 50 million dollar bonding capability
A wholly-owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., Shaw Industries is a full flooring provider to the residential and commercial markets. Shaw supplies carpet, hardwood, laminate, resilient, and tile/stone flooring products, as well as synthetic turf. Shaw Sports Turf is one of the leading synthetic turf companies in North America and has represented quality and innovation for more than two decades with over 2,000 successful installations, including an impressive list of high-profile field installations.
Bid 2016 – Bid recommended for approval in December 2015. Contract and extensions possible throught March 2020.
Sport Surfaces Distributing, Inc. furnishes, install, and maintains athletic playing surfaces including gymnasium floors, weight & fitness floors, synthetic turf fields, running tracks, and tennis courts.
Bid 2017 – Bid recommended for approval in December 2016. Contract and extensions possible through March 2021.
For nearly 40 years, The Motz Group has been committed to leaving a lasting legacy with every field they create. They are synthetic and natural turf specialists, focusing on sports field design, construction, removal, replacement, maintenance and management. Motz has made their name designing innovative and comprehensive performance-based sports field systems, tailored to their customer’s specific needs. They build fields from inception to completion with pride, dignity, and the utmost integrity. With quality craftsmanship and proven safety in mind, they are committed to partnering with their customers from ground break to replacement, guiding them every step of the way.